Breath Work Class, Open to Audience, May 11th, 7:00pm

Open Class
The Breath Work Acting Studio
Monday, May 11th, 7:00pm

Alchemical Theatre Laboratory
104 W. 14th St., Studio D
NY, NY 10011
Between 6th and 7th

It is always useful and exciting to watch you coach others in class. Through your work with one student, we all learned so much tonight about giving ourselves permission to slow down and how much more powerful a scene can be when we take our time.”  – Monica V.

You are invited to an Open Class!

Are you a performer or artist or teacher or public speaker or human being who would like to see how to use this focus on your breath to find comfort in your own body, bring a character to life, or access your authentic impulses?

Come to this Open Class and see the technique in action!

Monday evening, May 11th, 7pm, our acting class is open to an audience. Students will perform monologues, scenes and songs; I will coach; and you get to watch and laugh and cry (and breathe) with us.

We’ll have wine and snacks and it will be cozy and fun all around. Please join us.

Reply to this email to let us know you’re coming, or RSVP to thebreathwork@gmail.com. Please bring anyone else who might be interested in the Breath Work.

I’m looking forward to seeing you!

Warmly,
Gabrielle

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SUPER DISCOUNT for Early Registration: Audition with Courage and Love, April 2015

Hi Dear Blog Followers (and anyone else who happens upon this in time),

I’m offering a SUPER-HYPER-$70.00 DISCOUNT for Early-Bird Registration for the course below. Discount is good until midnight next Tuesday, MARCH 10, 2015. 

FOUR SPOTS ARE ALREADY GONE – only four are left — so please register quickly.

Audition with Courage and Love

Mondays, April 6, 13, 20, 27

Performance: Thursday, April 30

7:00pm – 10:00pm

$295.00

$225.00!!!!

The work I did with Gabrielle was so freeing. Her approach allowed me to connect deeply with my own authentic responses to the text. Putting my instinctive responses at the forefront and honoring them gave a new strength to my acting. – Juliet F.

  • Everyone works, every class. Limit 8 students.
  • Work on monologues, songs, sides or solo show material
  • The atmosphere in class is warm and supportive and you will see immediate shifts in your work.
  • Class is designed for working NYC performers, and for early-career artists developing their craft.

Send me any questions, or call 917-539-6895. To register, click Contact and we will send you a PayPal link. I look forward to working with you soon!

Audition with Courage and Love

“Start from exactly where you are…Where your heart is today is where it is today and this is perfect. There is no striving to be something different from what you are or any need to communicate from any other place than your own heart…” — Carol Fox Prescott, Breathing, Awareness and Joy

Next month — another chance to work with the Breath Work! Come grow your craft.

“The auditors smiled and laughed and were genuinely enjoying themselves! And I had a great time! Thank you so much! I can’t believe what a difference this made. You’re wonderful.” – K.L.

AUDITION WITH COURAGE AND LOVE
Five weeks, only $295.00.

Tues, 7-10pm, March: 3, 10, 17, 24. Performance 3/31.
Mon, 7-10pm, April: 6, 13, 20, 27. Performance 4/30

Are you tired of the fear around auditions? Let’s make auditions a place where we love the other human beings in the room. Imagine how satisfying your performance can be.

More info here

Register here. I’m looking forward to working with you!

Guest Teaching at ANDUniversity, Thurs. Jan 8, 7:00pm

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This is where I am right now. I can’t even believe how lucky I am. But coming back to wintery NYC is not so bad because I’m so excited to teach all my classes. I love teaching the Breath Work. It’s glorious.

 

Start the new year by getting out of your head and into your heart!

Stop Making Sense: The Breath Work Acting Technique 
Thursday Jan. 8,  7:00 – 9:00 pm

Want to get out of your sense-talking head and into your impulse-firing heart? Your breath is the key. In this class, you will learn to focus your awareness on the impulses constantly arising in your breath and body. You will learn to release that energy fully, so that your performing is as satisfying as you know it can be.

You will leave with simple, concrete techniques that make an immediate difference (and a handout with it all written down for when you forget!)

First 8 students to register here will work individually. Or RSVP to andreserve@aol.com. Everyone will participate in warm-up and group work.

Audition with Courage and Love starting again Jan 26 and March 3

The Breath Work Acting Studio

 

AUDITION WITH COURAGE AND LOVE

New class starting Nov 17 and 18. Come join us, start your training in the Breath Work, change your craft, change your life.

AUDITIONING WITH COURAGE AND LOVE: 5 WEEKS Nov 17/18 – Dec 15/16

Evenings: Mondays, 6:30-10:00

Days: Tuesdays, 10:30am-2:00pm

Performance Night: Tuesday, Dec 16, 7:00pm

Are you tired of the fear around auditions?

Let’s make auditions a place where we love the other human beings in the room, and share with them our generosity and our gift.

Imagine how satisfying your auditions can be.

Everyone works, every class. Limit 8 students.

CLASS INCLUDES:

– AUDITION-PREP HOMEWORK

– MEDITATION EXERCISES

– DETAILED WARM-UP PROGRAM

– HANDOUTS

– PRIVATE AUDITION COACHING AT CLASS-MEMBER DISCOUNT RATE

Cost: $245.00 for Fall 2014 only. (2015 price: $300.00)

Register here:  https://gabriellemaisels.com/contact/

The Breath work Acting Studio

NOW, FORAGER: this week in…Boulder, Colorado!

I wish I were going to be in beautiful Boulder in person, but alas I will only be there via the miracle of technology, in NOW, FORAGER at The Boedecker Theater. The gorgeous film, by Gotham nominees Jason Cortlund and Julia Halperin, is a selection of “A Taste of Art: Boulder’s Art and Food Festival”.  

Let me know, please, if you go! If you know people in Boulder, please send them! 

Stop Making Sense, Thurs Feb 27, 7:00

Just for You: An Acting Workshop for the Rockstar You Are

Thurs eve, Feb. 27, 7:00-9:00, I am honored to be the guest teacher for Artistic New Directions‘ “ANDUniversity”. Spots are limited so PAY IN ADVANCE here or reserve at andreserve@aol.com.  I’m excited to see you there!
Want to get out of your sense-talking head and into your impulse-firing heart? Your breath is the key. In this class, you will learn to focus your awareness on the impulses constantly arising in your breath and body, then learn to release that energy fully, so that your performing is as satisfying as you know it can be.
You will leave with simple, concrete techniques that make an immediate difference (and a handout with it all written down for when you forget.)
Note: if you have text of any kind to work with, please bring it — a memorized monologue, or a non-memorized one; a scene, or something else; if you don’t have text, NO WORRIES, it will be provided.
Any questions? Write me at twogirlstheplay@gmail.com.
  • Shetler Studios & Theatres
  • 244 W. 54th St. 12th Floor, NYC
  • Limit: 16 Students
  • Requirements: None
  • Cost: $20

Thurs, Nov 21, 7:00 pm

Thurs, November 21, 7:00 pm

OPEN CLASS NIGHT
Simple Studios
134 W 29th Street, 2nd Floor
Come witness the behind-the-scenes of an actor’s work. Students of The Breath Technique (my acting students) will work on scenes in front of an invited audience, making the process visible. Free. RSVP to twogirlstheplay@gmail.com (or use the Contact form.)

Check out some of my brilliant acting students performing this month and ongoing:
1. http://unitedsolo.org/us/2013-catlady/

2. https://www.facebook.com/events/472252426221814/

3.https://www.z2systems.com/np/clients/mcnny/eventRegistration.jsp?event=6http://www.inthevoiceofourmothers.com/calendar
4. http://www.theactualdance.com
5. http://dateslikethisseries.com/